Ezekiel spent 11 years in Texas' foster care system. Ezekiel (Zeke) Adekolu was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He immigrated to the United States after his mother passed away. He was placed in foster care due to physical and emotional abuse and neglect by his parents. Even though he still experienced neglect and and abuse in foster care, he overcame those obstacles. Graduating with a 3.69 GPA, Ezekiel received an athletic scholarship to Stephen F. Austin State University. He is majoring in International Business and minoring in Business Management, and aspires to be a Management Analyst. Ezekiel is a student-athlete, overcomer, advocate and a foster youth.